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Is it time for a First Nations university?

 

It would be an important symbol, but that is not enough. It must produce high quality employment ready students and also be an internationally respected hub for Indigenous research. COMMENT by  MARK J SMITH (at left). Batchelor Institute graduation ceremony in Alice Springs (at right).

Batchelor doesn't need Santa. It has Gunner and Scullion.

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Chief Minister Michael Gunner's claims that his government honours transparency are hollow while he gives millions to an organisation which treats that principle with contempt. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Batchelor negotiating major government contract

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One contract the institute had will be put out to tender, the other – worth $11m for the current year – is being negotiated for 2018. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Batchelor probe into just two of 65 qualifications

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Recognition of prior learning under Federal scrutiny as interim CEO takes charge. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Deputy CEO Dorothy Morrison with Defence Indigenous Development Program graduate Private Breana Miller. 

 

Batchelor Institute in turmoil: Leak

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A leaked Batchelor Institute memo raises fears about job losses and its reputation. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Students pictured at a graduation ceremony in Alice Springs three years ago.

 

Batchelor Institute students get 149 certificates

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But the training facility is mum on some questions about jobs for students and its budget. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Invitation to a dance

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The latest foray by Ngurratjtua artists is "still landscape painting”, but in being printed on circular skirts it is alluringly transformed, as sculpture and wearable art, writes Kieran Finnane.

 

The art of business

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Running their own textile design business moved a step closer this year for print-makers Kathy Inkamala and Lavinia Richards. At Batchelor Institute’s visual art studio, while continuing to produce their outstanding screenprints, they have learned to develop their designs as digital prints, allowing them to move towards larger scale production. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Batchelor: Little interest in vital courses

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The was much pomp and ceremony at the Batchelor graduation last week but the institute is facing serious challenges. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Batchelor students show off desert design flair

The bounty of the bush – closely observed, its creatures, plant forms, patterns, colours distilled by artists who call it home – is the wellspring for the contemporary desert design of Batchelor Institute visual arts students. Their work is on show at Muk Muk Fine Art.

Story and photos by Kieran Finnane.

 

Pictured: Robert Bronson (right), with his son Arnold, and Jason Quin with his son River. Quin is modelling Bronson’s Whistling Kite suit, while River has on a matching vest.

 

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